foramen

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Synonyms for foramen

a natural opening or perforation through a bone or a membranous structure

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Sangvichien, "Anatomy of greater palatine foramen and canal and pterygopalatine fossa in Thais: considerations for maxillary nerve block," Surgical and Radiologic Anatomy, vol.
Osteotomy on the medial aspect of greater palatine foramen is recommended in case of larger defects in cleft patients.
(3) The most common location is the palate, generally in the area of the greater palatine foramen. Adenoid cystic carcinoma is a radiosensitive tumor that is well known for its prolonged clinical course and its tendency for delayed distant metastasis.
[1] The most common location of adenoid cystic carcinoma is the posterior hard palate, generally in the area of the greater palatine foramen. The tumor demonstrates a propensity for perineural growth and a high incidence of local recurrence.